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Chamber, IDA target gateway cleanup

Effingham Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Development Authority officials want to make Highway 21 into the county more than just a busy four-lane road.

November 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Forestry outlook getting brighter

There may be light at the end of a long tunnel for Southern tree growers currently struggling under depressed timber markets resulting from the housing slump. A new assessment of the South's forest resources expects timber demand to increase in the coming year, especially for lumber and building materials.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Senators praise Corps for updating water control plan

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has now committed to begin to update its outdated water control plan for the drought-ravaged river basin that serves Georgia and Alabama.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Crop disaster losses signups under way

USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Teresa Lasseter announced that eligible farmers who suffered quantity losses to their crops in recent years can enroll in the Crop Disaster Program 2005-2007 (CDP) at local FSA service centers. FSA will announce and conduct sign-up for quality losses under CDP as soon as possible.

November 13, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Hospital expands its rehab unit

She called it the "chamber of pain," but Ruth Lee readily showed the full range of motion she had on her left arm, thanks to Effingham Hospital's physical therapy unit.

November 13, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Uzupan runs for love of the city

Tim Uzupan is running for Springfield City Council because of his love for the city.

November 13, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Wilson earns peer supporter status

Jason Wilson of Rincon has just become certified as a peer supporter for people with disabilities. The class was sponsored by and held at LIFE, Inc. in Savannah and conducted by Disability Link of Macon. Funds were made available from the Georgia Department of Human Resources through the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Northway completes basic training

Army Pfc. Zachery Northway has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Pitts joins Alpha Battery ranks

The Georgia Army National Guard welcomes Pvt. Zachary A. Pitts, who graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Okla., on Oct. 5.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Alpha Battery promotes two during drill weekend

Alpha Battery of 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion held its monthly drill Oct. 13-14 at the Georgia Army National Guard armory in Springfield.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


County holds off on courthouse architect

Effingham County commissioners have pushed back the decision on hiring an architect to take a look at renovating the jail and the old courthouse.

November 10, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Effingham firefighters mourn loss of Andrews: update 2

Effingham County firefighters are mourning the loss of one of their own.

November 10, 2007 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Cleanup of 21/307 wreck going fast

Cleanup of an accident involving two tractor trailers and a train at Highways 21 and 307 is under way, according to the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon Police to hit the city's streets for Halloween

On Oct. 31, the Rincon Police Department will have a Halloween detail out in subdivisions and city streets around the city of Rincon.

November 10, 2007 | Staff Report | Local


HES seeks items for auction fundraiser

Historic Effingham Society is holding its 6th Annual Auction with a spaghetti supper on Nov. 3, in the Springfield United Methodist Family Life Center at the corner of Cleveland and Pine streets in Springfield, one block off Laurel Street.

November 10, 2007 | Susan Exley | Local


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County to spend $1M to replenish graders

With the heavy equipment needed to repair the county's dirt roads and ditches inoperable, Effingham County commissioners have committed to spend nearly $1 million ...

July 06, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Effingham Girl Scouts receive Silver Award

In June 2015, Mary Surber, Alana Clairmont, and Lauren Stark, Girl Scouts from Troop 30197, began working toward a Silver Award which is the second ...

July 06, 2016 | staff report | Local


Tuesday wreck results in two deaths

A two-car accident Tuesday afternoon took the life of oneEffinghamCountywoman and seriously injured another woman.

July 01, 2016 | By Caitlyn Richtman Herald Intern | Local


Effingham Democrats hold county caucus

The Effingham County Democratic Committee recently held a public caucus to elect and re-elect members to the committee to represent all Democrats in the county ...

June 29, 2016 | Staff report | Local


DOT reveals plans for I-16, I-95 improvements

The plans for improving Interstate 16 and the interchange at I-16 and I-95 have been laid out and are now open for public review and ...

June 28, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County picks construction manager for rec complex

The proposed 120-acre central recreation complex will have a Statesboro firm to oversee the construction.

June 28, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


State Patrol still seeking answers in I-16 fatal crash

Georgia State Patrol investigators are trying to determine what led to a two-car accident that killed five people, including a mother and her son from ...

June 28, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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